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edition:Paperback
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category: Children's Fiction
published: Jan 2009
ISBN:9781894778817
publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.

Chuck in the City

by Jordan Wheeler, illustrated by Christopher Auchter

tagged: humorous stories, stories in verse, native canadian
Description

Chuck loves a good adventure. He proved that in Just a Walk. Now Chuck and his mom are heading to the city to visit his grandmother in her new condo. He knows he shouldn't wander off, but the lure of the lively city streets proves too much for a curious little boy to resist.

A rhythmic ebbing and flowing of words and phrases punctuates Chuck's exciting escapade as he befriends and provokes some furry, four-legged city critters, dodges skaters and bladers on bustling sidewalks, gets lost and then uses his wiles to find his way back home.

About the Authors

Jordan Wheeler

JORDAN WHEELER is the author of Brothers in Arms, a novel for young adult readers, and numerous short stories. He is Cree.

Christopher Auchter is a Haida animator and illustrator, born and raised on Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. He attended the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, receiving his bachelor of media arts with a major in animation, and later graduated with honours from Sheridan College where he studied computer animation. Chris has illustrated and animated APTN children's programs, and worked in the gaming industry for Electronic Arts (EA) and Next Level. Using charcoal, Chris completed an animated film for the National Film Board of Canada entitled How People Got Fire. Chris resides in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Reading age:
6 to 8
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